MGT 210Q - Business and Economic Statistics
The objective of this course is to develop the necessary statistical and probabilistic intelligent us and interpretation of data gathered in a business environment. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, sampling, estimation of parameters, tests of hypotheses, simple linear regression and correlation. There will be approximately four exams. The course will follow lecture/ discussion format.
Prerequisite: MATH 131
MGT 225 - Financial Accounting
Provides an overview of the financial accounting reporting process with a primary focus on the analysis of economic events and their effect on the major financial statements (balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows). The
Fundamental principles and applications for financial reporting of the corporate business organization are presented with a balanced perspective on the practice, theory and conflicts in current accounting practice
The course objectives are to 1) present the accounting model, process of measurement, data classifications and terminology needed to effectively use and prepare financial statements provide and their limitations. Prerequisite: Math Placement Level 22
MGT 226 - Managerial Accounting
Managerial accounting explores the various techniques for the preparation and analysis of accounting information for organizational planning and control. The development of critical thinking skills is necessary to understand the process of reporting information for people to use rather than following a set of rules or guidelines. The fundamental concepts of cost, decision-making, planning and performance evaluation in a managerial environment are presented to provide an extensive background and solid grounding for future careers. In-class discussions and problem solving are utilized to gain greater understanding of the application of managerial accounting. Course grade is based on testing and a comprehensive final exam.
Prerequisite: MGT 225
MGT 250 – International Business
An introduction to the conduct of business in an international setting. Marketing, finance, operations, and personnel policies of the firm are considered within th4 contexts of the international monetary and trade systems and the culture, politics, economics, and demographics of various foreign settings. Three exams during the term and a comprehensive final determine the course grade.
Prerequisite: ECON 190.
MGT 260S - Organizational Behavior
This course explores the behavior of people in both profit and nonprofit organizations. Topics will include motivation, individual differences, group dynamics, power and leadership. The emphasis is on demonstrating how theories and principles found in textbooks actually apply to our personal lives. So, student organizations, summer jobs and Wittenberg itself will be our labs. Because I strongly believe in the value of active learning. I try to minimize lecture and focus more on discussion, debate and experiential exercises. This requires that students do substantial reading on their own. Evaluation of student achievement is accomplished via formal writing, teamwork, and class participation. Writing Intensive.
MGT 310 - Operations Management
The objective of this course is to give a clear understanding of the operations function. The operations function is the actual carrying out of the production of a good or service. Some of the general topics covered include quality planning and control, capacity planning and scheduling, inventory management, product and process design. We will identify the decisions that must be made in these areas and will study the tools used to make these decisions. The grade will be determined by approximately three exams. The course will follow the lecture/discussion format. There will be a tour of a local company.
Prerequisites: MGT 210, ECON 190
MGT 325 - Intermediate Accounting I
This course is the first of a two-course sequence in corporate financial reporting which examines the theoretical basis for financial accounting concepts and principles emphasizing income measurement and accounting for assets. The traditional financial accounting topics include the recent developments in accounting valuation and reporting practices promulgated by professional accounting organizations and implemented by practitioners in public and private accounting. The objective of this course is to provide a rigorous introduction to the methodology and logic behind the procedures and principles followed in the development of accounting information. Prerequisite: MGT 226
MGT 330 - Financial Management
Introduction to basic concepts, principles, and analytical techniques of financial management. Emphasis on planning and managing assets. Topics include financial analysis, current asset management, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial leverage and valuation. The course is evaluated by objective exams which include theoretical questions and practical applications in approximately equal weight. Class preparation and participation are also included in the evaluation. Math Intensive.
Prerequisites: ECON 190, MGT 210, 225
MGT 340 - Marketing Management
Course Goals: To expose the student to management decision making in the marketing arena, specifically with respect to strategic planning. Assessment Methods: Student work includes learning binder, possible quizzes, case analysis, numerous in-class oral participation assessments and oral presentation. Instructional Method: Class is primarily lecture with student participation.
Prerequisites: Math Placement Level 22, ECON 190; or permission of instructor; non-majors are welcome.
MGT 370 - Legal Environment of Business
A first course in law that introduces legal analysis, court systems, and case law. It emphasizes preventative law, i.e., avoidance of legal conflict and when to consult an attorney. Students are taught to reason by analogy and write in a legal style. Both real and hypothetical cases are used to generate Socratic dialogues. Major topics include crimes, torts, contracts, and products liability. Writings
include both case analyses and reaction papers regarding current legal topics. The course is evaluated by class participation, writings, and analytical examinations. Writing Intensive. Prerequisite: Junior Standing
MGT 381 - Applied Management I
Students and teams of students will be developing marketing and promotional plans, business feasibility studies, and other experiential applications of their business skill and knowledge, for not-for-profit and for-profit organizations in the community. By permission of instructor. See Center for Applied Management for known projects and indicate your interest by filling out a student request form. 1 to 4 credits based on the size of the project and the number of project participants. Writing Intensive.
Prerequisites: Vary by project
MGT 427 – Auditing
Auditing standards, auditing procedures professional ethics and auditor’s reports.
Prerequisite: Management 325, Writing intensive. Alternate years.
MGT 460 - Strategic Planning & Policy
An integration of all preceding Management courses through the study of the function and responsibility of top-level executives. The primary pedagogy is case analysis; in-class case discussion constitutes half of classroom activity, and two detailed written case analyses are required. In addition, student teams compete in an industry simulation, making 15 sets of annual decisions and preparing three summary reports. Writing Intensive .
Prerequisites: MGT 310,330,34
MGT 480 – Small Business Management
Designed primarily for senior management majors. The student works with an actual small business as a member of a team observing and studying procedures, analyzing actual business problems and opportunities, and making recommendations for action. Class sessions involve case analysis. Class project is a client report. Writing intensive. Every year.
MGT 490 – Independent Study.
MGT 491 – Internship.
MGT 499 – Honors Thesis/Project
Prerequisite: Declared major in Management, 3.500 GPA in Management classes, Management 310, 330 and 340, and approval of the Department Chair.
MGT 360S. Human Resource Management.
Introduction to the fundamentals of human resource management. Coverage of the classic topics including the philosophy and assumptions underlying the field, the legal background (EEO, OSHA, ADA , etc.), job analysis, personnel planning and recruitment, employee selection, issues in employment testing, training, employment development and compensation systems. Prerequisites: Any course meeting the General Education requirement in Social Institutions, Processes and Behavior and Economics 190. Writing intensive.